Des Moines, WAKOMO News

2 men shot overnight on I-5 while driving to work at Boeing

DES MOINES, Wash. - Two men were shot while driving to work early Tuesday on Interstate 5 in another episode of seemingly random gun violence, officials said. The shooting unfolded around 1 a.m. as the two men were heading north on I-5 near the State Route 516 exit in a GMC Yukon en route to their jobs at Boeing.
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Two people shot while driving to work on I-5 near SR 516

Washington State Patrol is investigating a shooting on I-5 early Tuesday near Kent. Trooper Rick Johnson told KIRO Radio that two men were shot around 1 a.m. on Tuesday while driving to work, heading north on I-5 near the State Route 516 exit. Two separate cars fired shots onto the left side of the victim’s car, a black 2005 GMC Yukon.
Tacoma, WAUS News and World Report

Tacoma Cop Disciplined for Officers Not Using Bodycams

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Tacoma, Washington, police lieutenant in charge when officers responded to Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer’s altercation with a Black newspaper carrier has been disciplined for his and other officers’ failures to turn on their body cameras. Newly-released records show Lt. Robert G. Stark was given...
Tacoma, WAPosted by
Nationwide Report

1 injured in a two-vehicle collision involving a Pierce Transit bus (Tacoma, WA)

On Monday evening, one person was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident involving a Pierce Transit bus and a pickup truck. According to the reports, the bus crashed into someone’s yard. Firefighters immediately responded to the crash scene in the area of South 37th Street and South Thompson Avenue. Officials stated that four people were examined by emergency crews on the scene and one person was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
Burien, WAKOMO News

Bizarre rampage, standoff in Burien business district ends with arrest

BURIEN, Wash. - A bizarre rampage and standoff in a Burien business district ended with an arrest early Tuesday, police said. The drama unfolded at around 1:35 a.m. when a male suspect broke into a business in the 14900 block of 4th Ave SW where a custodian was inside cleaning, said Sgt. Tim Meyer of the King County Sheriff's Office.
Skagit County, WASkagit Valley Herald

92-year-old still stocking local stores with his handmade lures

Don Croghan still makes the rounds, selling handcrafted fishing tackle. The 92-year-old designs and manufactures Lucky Leaders and Crogie’s fishing tackle, which is popular with local fishing enthusiasts. He lives in north Seattle and drives as far as Deception Pass to replenish stock in fishing tackle stores in Skagit, Snohomish...

Dead lizard in salad shocks restaurant patron

Local media in the Seattle area are reporting the a woman found a dead lizard in her restaurant salad. Maniza Qureshi reported the incident to Seattle & King County Public Health after the shocking experience with a lunchtime salad from an Evergreens restaurant. “No other complaints of foreign items in...
Yakima, WAPosted by
News Talk KIT

Bad Day For A Bad Guy Shot By Someone Then Shot By Police

A shooting reported early Monday that injured a Yakima Officer is now being investigated by the Yakima Valley Special Investigations Unit which is made up of officers from different police departments in the valley. POLICE SAY THE SUSPECT HAD BEEN SHOT BEFORE THEY ARRIVED. Police have yet to identify the...
Seatac, WAPosted by
KIRO 7 Seattle

1 dead in shooting at SeaTac park

SEATAC, Wash. — Deputies are searching for a suspect after a fatal shooting Tuesday evening in SeaTac. At about 8:30 p.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired at a park near Tyee High School. Nearby deputies heard the shooting and responded immediately. Deputies said a person was found dead...
Snohomish, WAKOMO News

Why wearing a mask indoors - even when vaccinated - makes sense right now

With the surge in COVID infections, health officials in nine western Washington counties, including King, Snohomish, Pierce, and Kitsap are advising everyone – vaccinated or not – to wear masks indoors. “Indoors, even with pretty good air circulation, there's a much greater chance that you're going to get infected, explained...
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Bonney Lake Journal

4-Day Weather Forecast For Bonney Lake

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Bonney Lake: Tuesday, July 27: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, July 29: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Friday, July 30:
Stanwood, WASkagit Valley Herald

Stanwood Police reports: Violations of protective orders

A Lynnwood woman, 23, was arrested for assault, disorderly conduct and abusive language. An Everett woman, 29, was arrested for obstructing a law enforcement officer. Online threats were reported coming from a man. Police attempted to contact him, but he did not want to speak to officers. July 15. A...